Probe launched over Justin Bieber plane allegations

Aviation officials in the U.S. have launched an investigation into allegations Justin Bieber and his entourage broke regulations on a private jet flight. The pop superstar chartered a plane to fly himself and a group of friends from his native Canada to New Jersey on 31 January (14) ahead of the Super Bowl football game there on 2 February (14), but hit headlines after landing when the aircraft was raided by drug police and border officials.
A subsequent incident report from the flight, obtained by, alleged the group had been smoking marijuana onboard and had been rude and disruptive to the flight attendant.
It has now emerged FAA executives have launched a probe into what happened onboard the plane.
An FAA representative says in a statement, “The FAA is looking into allegations that passengers on board a Gulfstream GIV aircraft that landed at Teterboro Airport on Friday January 31, 2014 interfered with the flight crew in violation of FAA regulations.”
The body’s rules state: “No person may assault, threaten, intimidate, or interfere with a crew member in the performance of the crew member’s duties aboard an aircraft.”
The plane’s incident report alleges the stewardess onboard Bieber’s plane was left cowering in the cockpit after a run-in with the group during the flight.